Expertise in the mobile phone and infrastructure sectors with a strong focus on developing markets – Coordinated corporate start up and turnaround activities, business development, sales & marketing and general operations with P&L accountability. Solid record of accomplishments in creating and building profitable and sustainable companies. Business Development – Successfully introduced new products and services, expanded geographical markets, recruited and managed sales teams and negotiated distribution agreements worldwide. Operational Experience – Started up, turned around and managed companies in the U.S., Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Strengths in multi-tasking and execution from strategic planning and budgeting to final implementation. Developing Market Expertise – Over twenty years of “hands on” experience including expatriate assignments in Kenya, DR Congo, South Africa and Rwanda as well as Bolivia and Afghanistan. Deep understanding of the diverse business, political, social and cultural differences and thorough grounding in the requisite high standards necessary to conduct business ethically within the often challenging conditions in the developing world. Technology – Skilled in a variety of telecommunications technologies including wireless, Internet, terrestrial network infrastructure, power, transmission, satellite and fiber optic. Ethical Best Practices – Thorough grounding and practice in the requisite high standards necessary to conduct business ethically and effectively within the often challenging conditions in the developing world.